isomorphism

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noun iso·mor·phism \ ˌī-sə-ˈmȯr-ˌfi-zəm \

Definition of isomorphism

1 :the quality or state of being isomorphic: such as
a :similarity in organisms of different ancestry resulting from convergence
b :similarity of crystalline form between chemical compounds
2 :a one-to-one correspondence between two mathematical sets; especially :a homomorphism that is one-to-one — compare endomorphism

Origin and Etymology of isomorphism

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isomorphism

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noun iso·mor·phism \ ˌi-sə-ˈmȯr-ˌfiz-əm \

medical Definition of isomorphism

1 :similarity in organisms of different ancestry resulting from evolutionary convergence
2 :similarity of crystalline form between chemical compounds
3 :a correspondence that is held to exist between a mental process (as perception) and physiological processes

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